Here’s a twist in the tale of this very popular, gorgeous-looking ‘YouTube’ star. Not only is he a social media star, but this talented youngster is also making great waves for being a humanitarian, and an activist. Jack Harries is worthy enough to receive all the attention and love coming his way, since he is poles apart from the rest of his peers. When this digital age is taking over, thousands are rising as stars for their contribution towards the social media growth. And in that vast number of stars, Jack Harries has contributed by creating awareness for global climatic changes and even for animal rescue. A great source of inspiration for his generation, Jack leaves no stone unturned in utilizing the benefits of social media platforms and thrives to give good content to his viewers. Seems like his passion and efforts have finally paid off. With over 4 million subscribers and counting, Harries is a name that will be etched in his fans’ hearts for years to come. This biography speaks volumes about the young Jack’s greatness and why he’s a talent to watch out for.
The Meteoric Rise to Stardom
Little did Harries know that his way of busting pre-exam stress by watching ‘YouTube’ videos, would one day pave the way for his career. And sans any great expectations, a curious Jack, a media student back then, took to ‘YouTube’ to share his travelling stories and his insights about how to make the world a better place. Videos that were meant to be shared among his friends and family, made its way to over thousands of people around the globe and Jack soon found himself surrounded by appreciation and acceptance.
Jack’s ‘YouTube’ channel, called ‘JacksGap’, has attracted over 4 million subscribers since 2011, and has been educating the youth about different climatic conditions and the lives of the poor in different parts of the world. Not just through ‘YouTube’, Jack also runs a blog where people can not only delve deeper into the causes they want to stand for, but can also participate in forums and discussions.
He is seen travelling to many parts of the world like India, Istanbul, Tokyo, along with his travel buddy, humanitarian and twin brother Finn. Their travel stories will leave you filled with awe and that’s just an understatement!
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What Makes Jack Harries So Special
This 23-year-old and his untiring efforts toward shaping the world and inspiring the youth to no bounds are few of his special qualities. His ‘Instagram’ and ‘Twitter’ are brimming with the faces of the people he met during his travels, and bringing to light their plight and struggle. In this way, he has encouraged his growing fans to take time out of their busy lives to do something small-yet-life-changing for the underprivileged.
Even though Jack is widely popular now for his inspiring expeditions, he was once cast in a TV movie called ‘Perfect Parents’ at the age of 13.
Behind The Curtains
Jack Harries was born in London, England on May 13th, 1993 to Rebecca and Andy Harries. He has 2 siblings- a twin brother named Finn and a sister, Emily Lou. He studied Graphic Design at the renowned ‘University of Leeds’ and now works as a Chief Film Maker for his travel blogs and channel.
Jack Harries is a vegan and also spreads awareness about animal rescue besides other causes. Needless to say, Jack’s commitment to these humanitarian causes makes him worthy of all praise!
He maintains a blog called ‘JacksGap’ where he shares his travelling experiences.